The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Network Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 566 666 724
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 396 289 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 351 250 224
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +133 384 £52,500 +5.00% 36
London +100 213 £55,000 - 19
South East +76 109 £50,000 +11.11% 10
City of London +60 43 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Hampshire +26 30 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Yorkshire +8 25 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Berkshire +15 23 £52,500 +23.52% 2
West Yorkshire +7 20 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +40 19 £56,250 -6.25%
East of England +30 18 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Leeds +7 17 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Southampton - 16 £40,000 - 1
High Wycombe +13 13 £56,250 -6.25%
Kent +3 12 £42,500 +107.31%
Surrey -4 12 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Maidstone +10 11 £42,500 +107.31%
Oxfordshire - 11 £55,000 -
Canary Wharf - 11 £57,500 -
Cambridge +10 9 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 9 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Bracknell +1 8 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Basingstoke - 8 £42,500 - 1
Slough - 8 £50,000 -
Reading +9 7 £60,000 +41.17%
Hertfordshire +15 6 £45,000 +34.32% 1
North West +7 6 £43,500 -15.12%
South West +8 5 £58,000 +28.88% 2
Scotland -10 5 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Glasgow -20 5 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Wiltshire +4 4 £59,000 +31.11%

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Network Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 635 (83.88%) Network Security
2 622 (82.17%) Cisco
3 588 (77.68%) Firewall
4 477 (63.01%) Cisco Certification
5 387 (51.12%) CheckPoint
6 342 (45.18%) CCNP
7 337 (44.52%) Cisco ASA
8 259 (34.21%) VPN
9 257 (33.95%) Juniper
10 249 (32.89%) F5
11 241 (31.84%) Palo Alto
12 224 (29.59%) CCNA
13 199 (26.29%) WAN
14 186 (24.57%) LAN
15 141 (18.63%) CCIE
16 122 (16.12%) SIEM
17 117 (15.46%) MPLS
18 112 (14.80%) BGP
19 110 (14.53%) CCSE
20 106 (14.00%) Wireless
21 101 (13.34%) OSPF
22 93 (12.29%) Cisco Nexus
23 84 (11.10%) Degree
23 84 (11.10%) HP
24 83 (10.96%) TCP/IP
24 83 (10.96%) Data Centre
25 82 (10.83%) Riverbed
26 81 (10.70%) Presales
27 78 (10.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
28 76 (10.04%) SolarWinds

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (2.77%) MS Exchange
2 12 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (1.19%) IIS
4 3 (0.40%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.13%) Apache
5 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.79%) MS Office
3 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.66%) Office 365
4 4 (0.53%) SaaS
5 3 (0.40%) IaaS
6 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 635 (83.88%) Network Security
2 588 (77.68%) Firewall
3 337 (44.52%) Cisco ASA
4 259 (34.21%) VPN
5 199 (26.29%) WAN
6 186 (24.57%) LAN
7 117 (15.46%) MPLS
8 112 (14.80%) BGP
9 106 (14.00%) Wireless
10 101 (13.34%) OSPF
11 93 (12.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 83 (10.96%) TCP/IP
13 76 (10.04%) Cisco PIX
14 75 (9.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 69 (9.11%) Intrusion Detection
16 62 (8.19%) SSL
17 55 (7.27%) DNS
18 52 (6.87%) Cisco ISE
19 51 (6.74%) EIGRP
20 50 (6.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 70 (9.25%) Finance
2 64 (8.45%) Telecoms
3 47 (6.21%) Banking
4 18 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.59%) Retail
6 9 (1.19%) Law
6 9 (1.19%) Legal
7 8 (1.06%) Online Betting
8 7 (0.92%) Games
9 5 (0.66%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.53%) Advertising
11 3 (0.40%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.40%) Publishing
12 2 (0.26%) Back Office
12 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.76%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.06%) XML
3 7 (0.92%) JSON
3 7 (0.92%) REST
3 7 (0.92%) SOAP
3 7 (0.92%) Web Services
4 1 (0.13%) CGI
4 1 (0.13%) Middleware
4 1 (0.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 83 (10.96%) Data Centre
2 78 (10.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 51 (6.74%) RSA SecurID
4 37 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.11%) Internet of Things
7 13 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
9 9 (1.19%) Replication
10 6 (0.79%) EqualLogic
10 6 (0.79%) IVR
11 4 (0.53%) PKI
11 4 (0.53%) Spread Betting
12 3 (0.40%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.40%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.40%) iPad
12 3 (0.40%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.26%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.26%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 57 (7.53%) Windows
2 56 (7.40%) Linux
3 38 (5.02%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (1.45%) Android
7 9 (1.19%) Unix
8 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.53%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.53%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.40%) CentOS
9 3 (0.40%) Debian
9 3 (0.40%) Fedora
9 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (16.12%) SIEM
2 81 (10.70%) Presales
3 63 (8.32%) Load Balancing
3 63 (8.32%) Network Management
4 60 (7.93%) ITIL
5 57 (7.53%) Change Management
6 53 (7.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 53 (7.00%) Network Monitoring
7 51 (6.74%) Service Delivery
8 46 (6.08%) Kalman Filter
9 41 (5.42%) Vulnerability Management
10 36 (4.76%) Network Design
10 36 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
11 33 (4.36%) E-Commerce
12 30 (3.96%) Information Security
13 29 (3.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 28 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
15 23 (3.04%) Security Operations
15 23 (3.04%) Threat Analysis
16 22 (2.91%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (5.28%) Python
1 40 (5.28%) SQL
2 32 (4.23%) Perl
3 30 (3.96%) Ruby
4 18 (2.38%) C
5 13 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.40%) Java
6 3 (0.40%) PHP
7 1 (0.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 477 (63.01%) Cisco Certification
2 342 (45.18%) CCNP
3 224 (29.59%) CCNA
4 141 (18.63%) CCIE
5 110 (14.53%) CCSE
6 84 (11.10%) Degree
7 73 (9.64%) CCSA
8 59 (7.79%) Security Cleared
9 56 (7.40%) CISSP
10 50 (6.61%) CCSP
11 38 (5.02%) SC Cleared
12 30 (3.96%) SSCP
13 27 (3.57%) CISM
14 24 (3.17%) CCIP
15 23 (3.04%) JNCIS
16 22 (2.91%) JNCIP
17 19 (2.51%) CCVP
17 19 (2.51%) CEH
17 19 (2.51%) JNCIA
18 9 (1.19%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (8.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (5.68%) SLA
3 19 (2.51%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (2.77%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.32%) vSphere
5 8 (1.06%) XenApp
5 8 (1.06%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.66%) Firmware
7 4 (0.53%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.40%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.13%) GPFS
10 1 (0.13%) RACF
10 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (3.70%) FortiGate
2 15 (1.98%) SolarWinds Orion
3 12 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (0.79%) Nessus
5 5 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (0.66%) SCCM
6 4 (0.53%) Endace
6 4 (0.53%) Nagios
6 4 (0.53%) RSA Security Analytics
7 3 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.40%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.40%) SmoothWall
7 3 (0.40%) vMotion
8 2 (0.26%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.26%) Juniper STRM
8 2 (0.26%) yum
9 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 622 (82.17%) Cisco
2 387 (51.12%) CheckPoint
3 257 (33.95%) Juniper
4 249 (32.89%) F5
5 241 (31.84%) Palo Alto
6 84 (11.10%) HP
7 82 (10.83%) Riverbed
8 76 (10.04%) SolarWinds
9 60 (7.93%) Blue Coat
9 60 (7.93%) VMware
10 55 (7.27%) Fortinet
11 54 (7.13%) Qualys
12 52 (6.87%) Meraki
13 44 (5.81%) Microsoft
14 43 (5.68%) ArcSight
15 33 (4.36%) Intel Security
16 31 (4.10%) AlgoSec
16 31 (4.10%) Brocade
17 29 (3.83%) Oracle
18 24 (3.17%) Citrix
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £46 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Crawley, Sussex
Henley Computer Services
Salary: benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, shift allowance.
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £75 - £85 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Cisilion
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus/benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 45000 + shift allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + + 10% on Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CACI Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + OT + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £60 - £70 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + fantastic benefits and prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £60000 - £62000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
iKonnect Global Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, overtime, package
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + £10k bonus
Posted: 21 days ago